research data . Dataset . 2016

Comparative Sequence Analysis of the Non-Protein-Coding Mitochondrial DNA of Inbred Rat Strains

Abhyankar, Avinash; Park, Hee-Bok; Tonolo, Giancarlo; Luthman, Holger;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<div><p>The proper function of mammalian mitochondria necessitates a coordinated expression of both nuclear and mitochondrial genes, most likely due to the co-evolution of nuclear and mitochondrial genomes. The non-protein coding regions of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) including the D-loop, tRNA and rRNA genes form a major component of this regulated expression unit. Here we present comparative analyses of the non-protein-coding regions from 27 <em>Rattus norvegicus</em> mtDNA sequences. There were two variable positions in <em>12S rRNA</em>, 20 in <em>16S rRNA</em>, eight within the tRNA genes and 13 in the D-loop. Only one of the three neutrality tests used demon...
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free text keywords: Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolutionary Biology, comparative, non-protein-coding, mitochondrial, dna, inbred, strains
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